The emergency services were called to Old Park Lane, Southport, at about 12:30pm this afternoon (Thursday 28th February 2013) following an emergency call.

A man was found in the middle of the road in Old Park Lane, Southport.

Motorists and members of the public went to his aid until paramedics arrived.

A local resident said:I think the man had an heart attack whilst pushing his bike across the road. People were taking it in turns giving him emergency life support at the scene, I’m afraid it didn’t look good”

Police have closed the road to traffic and diversions have been put in place.

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